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General education in science,

Author: I Bernard Cohen; Fletcher G Watson; Workshop in Science in General Education, Harvard University, 1950.
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1952.
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Workshop in Science in General Education, Harvard University, 1950.
General education in science.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1952
(OCoLC)593682327
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I Bernard Cohen; Fletcher G Watson; Workshop in Science in General Education, Harvard University, 1950.
OCLC Number: 522533
Notes: "Papers ... presented at the Workshop in Science in General Education, held at the Harvard Summer School in July 1950."
Description: xviii, 217 pages 22 cm
Contents: [1.] Science for the nonscientist: Science and the layman / René J. Dubos --
General education and special education in the sciences / Sidney J. French --
The assimilation of science into general education / Paul B. Sears --
[2.] The philosophy of science and the teaching of science: The role of philosophy in a general education course in physical science / Edwin C. Kemble --
What teachers of general education courses in the sciences should know about philosophy / Philipp Frank --
[3.] The history of science and the teaching of science: The history of science and the teaching of science / J. Bernard Cohen --
The use of historical cases in science teaching / Leonard K. Nash --
Acquiring a knowledge of the history of science / Frederick G. Kilgour --
[4.] The sciences in a technical civilization: Applications of science and the teaching of science / Philippe Le Corbeiller --
What the layman needs to know about science / S.A. Goudsmit --
Education for citizenship in a technical civilization / Edward C. Fuller --
[5.] Some problems in the teaching of biology: An approach to the teaching of biology to nonscientists / Edward S. Castle --
The general education course in biology: laboratory work and general objectives / George E. Erikson --
[6.] The evaluation problem: Can general education courses in the sciences be evaluated? / Henry S. Dyer --
What the instructor can do about evaluation: techniques and examples / Fletcher G. Watson.
Responsibility: edited by I. Bernard Cohen and Fletcher G. Watson; with a foreword by James Bryant Conant.

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